The Mount Rushmore of Beer

Trivia Question: How many people died during Mount Rushmore’s carving?

  • A) 0
  • B) 1
  • C) 8
  • D) 27
  • E) 116

Answer at the end of the post!

Hey guys. Some friends and I are each writing a post about who we’d put on our Mount Rushmore of Beer. This post is entirely about my beer idols, not the four biggest beer influencers ever for everyone. These four individuals should have their heads cast in stone in the Black Hills of South Dakota that will last probably until season three or four whatever that History Channel show is about what would happen if everyone died.

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TWIB – Missing In Action

This Week in Beer (TWIB) is a feature where I’ll highlight some craft beers I had during this past week mixed with some related (and unrelated) thoughts. Yes, it’s a play on the name of the show This Week in Baseball which I grew up on and loved.

Phew. Life has been flying by at a million miles an hour the past couple of weeks. Fortunately I’ve been having fun along the way and more importantly, have been drinking some good beers.

Inaugural SOB Dinner

Over the weekend I hosted the inaugural Short On Beer Dinner. The crowd consisted of 11 people, including myself. I served Port City Derecho Common, 21st Amendment Bitter American, New Belgium Hoppy Bock, Stone IPA and RJ Rocker’s Son of a Peach. I had everyone rate the beers on different qualities. I’ll tally up the results and posts some awesome pictures next week. My wife slaved over the decorations and dinner. It was a mini crafting sweatshop for the few days leading up to the event. She even etched glasses with Short On Beer on them (she’s a keeper). More on this next week complete with a photo gallery!

**Note — I’d like to host a SOB dinner each season. Contact me if you’re interested in joining in on the fun.**

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April Dirty Thirty Day 2 – Heavy Seas Powder Monkey Pale Ale

We made it to day two. What do we have today…

Heavy Seas Powder Monkey Pale Ale

Heavy Seas Powder Monkey Pale Ale

Heavy Seas Powder Monkey Pale Ale

Critical Information:

  • 4.75% ABV
  • 28.5 IBU
  • Hops: UK Fuggles, Cascade, UK Goldings
  • Malts: 2-row, Munich, Crystal, Caramalt

My Experience:

– Pour

Poured from bottle into mug. Only cooled in fridge for about an hour before serving. Has a reddish-straw color. It is very see-through with minimal carbonation. Most bubbles disappeared in the first couple minutes along with the head. Continue reading